As per some newspaper reports, the Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed the publication of the result of ICAR AIEEA Re-examination 2018. The re-examination for AIEEA UG and PG was held on August 18 and 19, 2018. It was expected that the result for the re-examination shall be announced on or before August 30, 2018, however, due to the floods in Kerala, the result might get delayed.
A writ petition was also filed by two candidates, Amal C T and Adarsh C K – for those who could not appear for the exam due to floods. Some candidates were allotted the test center at Kozikhode, but they were unable to report at the test venue due to heavy rain and landslide. The petitioners have made a request before the Minister for Agriculture to direct ICAR to postpone the exams.
The petitioners submitted that the ICAR ignored the appeal by the state government and went ahead with the decision to conduct the exam.
As per the official sources, many students complained that they did not even receive the information regarding the change in the exam center. Furthermore, no proper notice was issued as well. Only 40% of candidates could appear for the entrance test at Kochi.
ICAR has not yet issued any notification or commented regarding this. The students are praying that exam gets canceled and a re-exam is conducted again. While admitting the writ petition, Justice Mustaque passed an order granting an interim stay for a period of three weeks. Hence, the publication of the results of the entrance exam which was held all over the country in 56 centers will be withheld.
On August 25, 2018, ICAR published a notice on their official website, that the candidates need to update the educational qualification for the qualifying exam. The last date was August 26, 2018. failing which ICAR may withhold the release of result for such candidates.
A lot has been happening in ICAR AIEEA 2018 examination. First, the exam was canceled due to technical issues at some test centers, and now due to floods in Kerala, many were able to not to give the test. However, one disappointing part was that in such a scenario, the exam was still conducted and many students suffered. Now all these students hope that a re-exam should be held again for them.
What do you think about the re-examination of ICAR AIEEA 2018? Was that a wise decision of ICAR to conduct the exam knowing what’s been happening in Kerala? Let us know in the comment section below.